TITLE

Neurologists warn about link between chiropractic, stroke

AUTHOR(S)
Jones, Jennifer
PUB. DATE
March 2002
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/19/2002, Vol. 166 Issue 6, p794
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that neurologists in Canada have warned that chiropractic neck manipulation can cause stroke and death. Recommendations and call for a ban on manipulations involving infants and children; Report that neck manipulation is one of the leading causes of stroke in people under 45 years; View that chiropractors should not perform neck manipulation until more studies are done and the risks can be assessed on a per patient basis.
ACCESSION #
6380285

 

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